12/03/2012 12:16 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

'Game Of Thrones' Season 3 Behind-The-Scenes Sneak Peek From HBO (VIDEO)

After months of anticipation, HBO has given "Game of Thrones" fans a look at Season 3. A new video, which you can watch below, gives viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse at what to expect in the upcoming season, which premieres on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

"This is the season that Dan and I have been anticipating from the very beginning," says "Game of Thrones" co-creator David Benioff, referring to fellow creator D.B. Weiss.

The inside look at "Game of Thrones" Season 3 includes a scratched up Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister) and some new characters, including what appears to be Season 3 newcomers Clive Russell as Bryndon Tully (a.k.a. the Blackfish), Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Jojen Reed,and Diane Rigg as Lady Olenna Tyrell, "The Queen of Thorns."

"The expectations are very high for Season 3," says "Game of Thrones" executive producer, Frank Doelger. "I think we fulfilled them."

Emilia Clark, better known as Daenerys Targaryen on "Game of Thrones," adds, "The game's been upped. There's so much more danger. There's so much risk."

Watch the "Game of Thrones" Season 3 behind-the-scenes video of below and tune in for the "Game of Thrones" Season 3 premiere on Sunday, March 31, 2013.

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